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CNN report: UAMS sued more than 8,000 patients since 2019 to collect medical debt

BY: - September 8, 2023

The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences has sued more than 8,000 patients, including hundreds of its own employees, to collect on unpaid medical bills since 2019, according to court records, CNN reported Friday morning. Most of the lawsuits involved unpaid bills of about $1,000 or less, with some as little as $100, and many […]

Pictured is exterior of a hospital in El Dorado, Arkansas.

UAMS will train medical residents at nonprofit-acquired El Dorado hospital

BY: - May 3, 2023

The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences will adapt the hospital in El Dorado into its ninth regional campus to train young medical professionals, the institution announced Monday in a press release. The former Medical Center of South Arkansas will be called the South Arkansas Regional Hospital, sharing its name with the local nonprofit that […]